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Might actually be worth the price now...


If it had an SD*C slot and supported Bluetooth file transfers, I would agree, buuuut....

 

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Even as an apple cynic, I am impressed. I would probably choose this if I were to get a tablet, simply because of the screen.
Too bad I don't have money for both a tablet and laptop.
Edit: are there any docks you could attach to this to make it like an Asus transformer.
Check out this thread: link

Some of them look pretty awesome... but as far as I know none have a battery as well.
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Check out this thread: link
Some of them look pretty awesome... but as far as I know none have a battery as well.

Doesn't have quite the seamless functionality of the TF, though. smile.gif

For me, this is the selling factor of the Transformer - the ability to use it like a netbook. I don't look into other tablets simply because of their lack of a decent KB solution, save for that Lenovo one that was shown at CES.
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If it had an SD*C slot and supported Bluetooth file transfers, I would agree, buuuut....

It doesn't even have usb. Its practically useless to me.

the resolution is impressive. But I really need it to operate with my non apple devices. Which is everything.
 
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Doesn't have quite the seamless functionality of the TF, though. smile.gif
For me, this is the selling factor of the Transformer - the ability to use it like a netbook. I don't look into other tablets simply because of their lack of a decent KB solution, save for that Lenovo one that was shown at CES.
Eh, fair enough. I'm not too worried about typing on a slate, it doesn't bother me, although I'm certainly much faster and more comfortable typing on a keyboard.
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I preordered the 64GB verizon 4G LTE version. I look at it this way, right now verizon will be offering the ability to use the ipad as a 4G hotspot and all the other 4G MyFi products out there were at least $200 new. For an extra $130 I am also getting a 4G hotspot if and when I need it. This is my first tablet so I think I will be plenty happy with the features. Don't have much use for it at the moment, but I will be keeping some medical reference stuff on it so I don't have to carry around 25lb books if I want to do some extra studying. In case you haven't figured it out, I'm a doc.
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The wireless keyboard that works with the ipad is actually decent. Granted you don't get the extra features that the Transformer provides, but I played around with the Transformer and Transformer prime. They were very good, but I was still slightly underwhelmed. Don't take that for me bashing the Asus tablets. I actually really like them and had to be somewhat stubborn to not buy them a long time ago.

I guess since I have a MBA I really don't see the need for having another netbook. I also don't have the need for an iPad, but oh well I am sure I will waste plenty of time on it.
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Did apple get gorilla glass on this thing? The screen on my girlfriends iPad has broken 3 times already and if apple hasn't fixed this, then that would suck
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Did apple get gorilla glass on this thing? The screen on my girlfriends iPad has broken 3 times already and if apple hasn't fixed this, then that would suck


Gorilla Glass is an improvement over standard glass but it can still break. The iPhone 4/4S have GG and they shatter horribly if dropped.

 

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Looks like me waiting to buy a tablet may pay off. This looks like it will be a good first tablet for me. And at a decent price still too. Just another 2 weeks of work. biggrin.gif
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